It’s easy to list your property. We’re here to walk you through the process!
Step 1: Create your host account
The first step is to create a host account on your preferred platform. You’ll be asked to provide your email and create a password to ensure your account is secure.
Step 2: Register your property
After creating your account, it’s time to register your property. You’ll need to provide some basic information, such as your property type, amenities, and the number of guests it can accommodate. Be precise and give as much detail as possible to help travelers make an informed decision.
Step 3: Set your property’s location
We will ask for your property’s address so travelers can easily find it. You must drop a pin on the map to show the exact location. This is also essential, making it easier for the algorithm to match your property with potential guests.
Step 4: Write a compelling description
Now comes the fun part – writing your property description. Describe the unique features of your property, the local attractions, and the kind of experience guests can expect.
Remember to keep it concise and informative while showcasing your property in the best light.
Here are some tips to write an engaging description:
- Highlight unique features and benefits
- Mention nearby attractions and conveniences
- Use clear and concise language, avoiding jargon and complex words
- Break the text into short paragraphs to make it easy to read
Step 5: Upload high-quality photos
Pictures are worth a thousand words, and this couldn’t be more accurate when it comes to vacation rentals. Make sure to upload high-quality photos of your property to entice potential guests. Capture the best angles and showcase all areas, including bedrooms, living spaces, and outdoor areas.
Step 6: Set a competitive price
Use some research to help you set a competitive price for your property. You can use Lake’s pricing tools to get an idea or do market research by checking out similar listings in your area.
With these steps in mind, you’re on your way to becoming a successful vacation rental host. Keep your listing updated and maintain a friendly, informative tone to attract potential guests.